Drone-shot video of troops moving on highway near Shushi. Zinuzh Media video grab.

Fighting continued in Artsakh with Turkish-backed Azerbaijani forces launching attacks towards Shushi and Berdzor (Lachin). The Defense Army closed the Shushi-Berdzor road – part of the Stepanakert-Goris highway – to civilian traffic due to shelling and on the ground fighting in its vicinity.

Throughout the day and into the night, the town of Shushi, as well as Stepanakert came under heavy mortar and missile fire.

Additionally, in the evening hours the Armenian Ministry of Defense reported shooting down four drones in vicinity of Vardenis, inside the Republic of Armenia.